How studying death and grief can help us cope

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Nadiya Trubchaninova cries over the coffin of her son, Vadym, during his funeral in the cemetery of nearby Mykulychi, on the outskirts of Kyiv, on April 16, 2022. Vadym was killed on March 30 by Russian soldiers in Bucha, Ukraine. Rodrigo Abd/AP Photo

Thanatology is the scientific study of death and bereavement. In a time when so many feel individual loss, compounded by illness, war and mass shootings, we speak with the new director of the Edgewood College thanatology program. We touch on grief, death and how we can cope.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Janet McCord Guest

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